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Current Employment Opportunities

Summer Camp Specialist - 6/18/18 - 8/24/18

Salary: $14.32 per hour

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and implementing a program which supports children from ages 4 to 12 with special needs in participating in a community summer day camp.
  • Provide direct supervision to all children participating in the program.
  • Provide direct on-site supervision to all volunteers assisting with program.
  • Work with camp staff surrounding the concept of inclusion and recreational coaching.
  • Assess families’ interest and child’s skill level in regard to child’s ongoing need for supports.
  • Assist in training and supervising volunteers to serve as recreational coaches.
  • Provide direct supports during absences, etc. of volunteer coaches.
  • Encourage and support an inclusive social environment for children with or without special needs.
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma with minimum of two years college. Two years of volunteer or stipend position with the Kennedy Center may be considered in lieu of two years of college.
  • Associates Degree in Recreation, Special Education, Therapeutic Recreation preferred.
  • Experience working with children with special needs preferred.
  • Experience working with culturally diverse population preferred.
  • Experience working in a summer camp setting preferred.
  • Valid Drivers License.
  • Must pass driving test both written and road and maintain a satisfactory driving record.
  • You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.
Contact info:
Human Resources
Fax: 203-371-1479
hr@kennedyctr.org